This is a river which flows of the Northern states of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh of India. The original Sanskrit name was Vipasha which finds refernce from Ved Vyasa. This is the boundary which markes the conquests of Alexander the Great in the 326 BC. It is said that this river stood as the largest difficulty for Alexander when he tried crossing it. The mighty river is one of those five rivers from which Punjab gets its name which means 'Land of Five Rivers'. The river is the main source of water for all those places through which it flows. This is also a main souce of hydroelectricty in North India.